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  • U.S. industrial production jumps by most since November 2014

    WASHINGTON – U.S. industrial production in April posted the biggest increase since November 2014 as utility output surged, the Federal Reserve said Tu ...
    May 17, 2016 - 8:39 am
  • Imported forest pests cause $2 billion in damage annually

    ALBANY, N.Y. – When Gary Lovett was studying the effect of acid rain in New York's Catskill Mountains 20 years ago, he ended the experiment early beca ...
    May 16, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Crosby's overtime winner lifts Penguins past Lightning

    PITTSBURGH – Sidney Crosby wasn't sure Bryan Rust saw him, so the Pittsburgh Penguins captain gave his impromptu linemate a quick yell just to make su ...
    May 16, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • Startup wants to put self-driving big rigs on US highways

    SAN FRANCISCO – Picture an 18-wheel truck barreling down the highway with 80,000 pounds of cargo and no one but a robot at the wheel.
    May 16, 2016 - 11:47 pm
  • Donald Trump's questioning of the value of voter data worries GOP

    By BILL BARROW The Associated PressATLANTA – Donald Trump says he plans to win the White House large ...
    May 16, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • Hillary Clinton, Bill Clinton and the 2-for-1 presidency

    HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. — The notion of a 2-for-1 Clinton presidency is back.Recalling sunnier days of gro ...
    May 16, 2016 - 11:08 pm
  • First American penis transplant could bring hope to maimed soldiers

    BOSTON — A 64-year-old cancer patient has received the nation's first penis transplant, a groundbreaking operation that may also help accident victims ...
    May 16, 2016 - 11:05 pm
  • 2nd Mexican judge OKs El Chapo’s extradition

    MEXICO CITY – A second Mexican judge has ruled that the extradition of drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman to the United States can go forward, judici ...
    May 16, 2016 - 10:57 pm
  • Military acted properly on Benghazi, lawyer says

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. military acted properly on the night of the deadly 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, according to leaked testimony from a retired ...
    May 16, 2016 - 10:56 pm
  • San Francisco talking with George Lucas about narrative arts museum site

    CHICAGO – A San Francisco Board of Supervisors member says the city has had preliminary discussions with George Lucas’ representatives about building ...
    May 16, 2016 - 10:03 pm
  • 8-justice Supreme Court dodges decision on birth control

    WASHINGTON – A short-handed Supreme Court dodged but kept alive a legal challenge Monday from faith-based groups over the Obama administration's rules ...
    May 16, 2016 - 2:58 pm
  • 'Hamilton' star Lin-Manuel Miranda says 'immigrants get the job done'

    PHILADELPHIA – The creator of the hit Broadway musical "Hamilton" says it's a needed reminder during a heated political season that "immigrants get th ...
    May 16, 2016 - 2:19 pm
  • U.S. Navy poised to take ownership of its largest destroyer

    BATH, Maine – The U.S. Navy is ready to take ownership of the Zumwalt, its largest and most technologically sophisticated destroyer.
    May 16, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Post impeachment, Brazil's road ahead filled with challenges

    SAO PAULO – To say that Michel Temer faces huge challenges would be an understatement.Brazil’s 75-ye ...
    May 16, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • NRA arm fights Nevada gun background checks

    CARSON CITY, Nev. – The National Rifle Association is using its muscle to fight a Nevada ballot question that would create a universal background chec ...
    May 16, 2016 - 12:04 am
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